Daniel J. Cormier, Ph.D.

Col., U.S. Army

Military Professor National Security Affairs
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Biography

Dan Cormier is a professor in the National Security Affairs Department at the U.S. Naval War College. He specializes in diplomatic history, asymmetric warfare, counterterrorism, and Middle Eastern, African and European regional studies. As an Army Officer, he has served in a variety of command and staff assignments within the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and most recently in Africa. In addition to his operational background, he is a Middle East Foreign Area Officer and graduate of the Moroccan Cours d’Etat-Major, the French École de guerre, and the French Institut des hautes études de défense nationale.

Areas of Expertise

  • Asymmetrical Warfare
  • COIN
  • Cold War
  • Counterterrorism
  • Diplomacy
  • Europe
  • Foreign Policy
  • Geopolitics
  • International Relations
  • Middle East

Professional Highlights

2018

Professor, National Security Affairs

U.S. Naval War College
2012

Director, Middle East Studies

U.S. Army War College
2011

U.S. Army War College Fellow, Paris, France

2008

Commander, 1-30 Infantry Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division

2006

Chief, Concepts Integration, USJFCOM

Education

Ph.D., Temple University, U.S. History

M.A., Boston University, International Relations

B.A., University of New Hampshire, Political Science

News, Media, & Events

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Lectures of Opportunity: "Afghanistan: Remembering the Long, Long War We Would Rather Forget"

Mar. 22, 2019
12:00 p.m.
Conolly Hall, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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What World War I Tells Us About a China-Japan War Today

Nov. 24, 2018
The National Interest
Article Publication

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